You're invited: The Russian invasion of Ukraine: European Union energy policy response options / 11 March 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and related surge of international fossil resource prices as well as the possibility of fossil energy trade disruptions is a fundamental challenge to European Union energy and climate policy.

What are the core elements of this challenge? What are EU short- and mid-term options for responding to them? Does the current crises suggest slowing down the implementation of the Fit-for-55 package, or does it reinforce the case for it? How to ensure social balance in the current energy crisis as well as future climate policy efforts?

These questions will be adressed by a panel of distinguished speakers: 

  • Ilaria Conti, Head of Gas at the Florence School of Regulation, European University Institute
  • Radu Dudau, Co-founder and Director, EPG/Associate Professor of International Relations, Bucharest University
  • Lion Hirth, Assistant Professor of Governance of Digitalisation and Energy Policy, Hertie School
  • Michael LaBelle, Associate Professor, Central European University

The debate will be moderated by Christian Flachsland, Professor of Sustainability and Director, Centre for Sustainability at the Hertie School.

This event will take place online, on 11 March 2022, from 13.00 till 14.30 CET.

Please register by 10 March 2022 at the latest, using the online form provided.

This event is part of the CIVICA Research Snowball Seminars.